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1 September 2009

Stories from 1 September 2009

Global Voices + Conversations for a Better World

Conversations for a Better World

A new blog sponsored by the UNFPA called Conversations for a Better World has commissioned Global Voices bloggers to help them highlight online conversations about population and development around the...

Bhutan: World's Youngest Democracy

Nepal: Democracy Infiltrated By The Communists

Pakistan: A Reality Show Death

Jamaica: Reggae Shows Cancelled

Nepal: Taking On The Challenge Of Climate Change

Climate change is a hot topic in Nepal now as studies show that many people in the country are facing hunger due to frequent droughts and melting glaciers are also...

Bahamas, T.C.I., U.S.A.: Google & Democracy

Trinidad & Tobago: Sensationalism

Bermuda: Consistent Message

Jamaica, U.S.A., Canada: Health Care

Ecuador: The Latest BarCamp Held in Santa Elena Province

Ecuador's third BarCamp in 2009 took place on August 29, away from the larger cities, and was held in the province of Santa Elena with the special emphasis on technology...

South Africa: Free tickets to Mobile Web Africa 2009

Peru: Taking Care of the Amazon River

El Salvador: The Issue with Street Protests

Cuba: National Team to Compete in Baseball World Cup

Brazil: Can black people drive luxury cars?

A black man was assaulted in a supermarket car park in São Paulo when security guards accused him of planning to steal his own car, fuelling a debate by bloggers...

Kyrgyzstan: Celebrating Independence Day

China: Newly invented Han characters

Recently the Ministry of Education of PRC has announced a list of 44 Han characters to be adjusted in their writing style. The adjustments were so insignificant and redundant that...

Kazakhstan: Chronicles of the Rights Activist’s Case

Uzbekistan: Pilgrims to be protected against swine flu

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